Heavy rain in Lynchburg, Danville, Roanoke expected for Tuesday

Rain impacts

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- You'll need to reschedule if you have anything outside on Tuesday. Heavy rain is spreading into the Heart of Virginia this Monday afternoon, and we have a 100% chance of rain on Tuesday.

-Heavy rain is the primary impact.

-No tornadoes... you won't have to worry about "damaging" storms.

-Tuesday will be windy with gusts over 30mph. The wind will be stronger in the mountains.

-Rainfall amounts near 2" will be common. Few totals could exceed 3".

-Tuesday will be a "washout." A few breaks are possible, but it will basically rain all day.

-Major flash floods aren't expected, but watch out for fast moving water on city and county roads, especially near creeks.

-Light rain, few small showers are possible Wednesday morning and afternoon.

-Looking ahead to the weekend, showers are likely on Friday. Aside from a 20% chance of showers on Saturday, the weekend will be dry. - George

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